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Alonso’s 2004 Renault set to be auctioned in Paris

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The Renault R24 that Fernando Alonso campaigned in the final three rounds of the 2004 season is set to go under the hammer in Paris this February.

The R24-07 chassis was driven by Alonso at the 2004 Chinese, Japanese and Brazilian Grands Prix, with Alonso taking P4, P5 and P4 respectively in those races – the last three he raced before embarking on what would become his maiden World Championship-winning season in 2005.

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The car’s estimate has been set by auction house RM Sotheby’s at €350,000-450,000, with the R24 – complete with its V10 Renault RS24 engine and Alonso’s own bespoke steering wheel – set to be auctioned in their Paris sale on February 2.

For F1 fans on a tighter budget, the auction will also feature the sale of a static replica showcar of the Ferrari F310, the first Prancing Horse to be driven by Michael Schumacher in 1996, and with a more modest estimate of €60,000-100,000.

Alonso is currently preparing for the 2022 season, meanwhile, with his Alpine team – as Renault became in 2021 – set to launch their new A522 on February 21.

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